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12 Exercises To Build Your Running Body | Competitor.com

1. Inchworm Plank<p>The inchworm plank helps to awaken your muscles, working both flexibility and strength. And if you’re not very flexible, it’s okay …

Back Pain Treatment, Exercises And Prevention

<i>Nothing can derail your training like back pain—address the weaknesses at the source to avoid unnecessary downtime and discomfort.</i><p>The …

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

5 Ways to Instill Compassion in Your Children

Raising compassionate children is no small feat these days. Because of the egocentrism of children's early years combined with the increasingly prevalent messages of selfishness, narcissism and indifference that popular culture communicates to them, children are not likely to readily learn …

4 Steps to Talking with Your Children About Tragedy

I often wonder how I will explain tragedy to my children one day. The news lately has been filled with stories of plane crashes and war.<p><i>If I, as an adult am heartbroken by what I see and read, how can a child handle this?</i><p>When I was younger and the Gulf War had started, I was living in the Middle …

Parent Bullying: The One-Upper Society

Every day we hear or read about kids using words as weapons to inflict harm upon one another -- whether it's on playground, in the hallways of our schools, in their own homes, or online. Peer cruelty happens every day.<p>Where does this behavior come from? Although many experts have weighed in on this …

Epic Roadtrip Stop #6: Lake Powell

<i>Image and text by Gabrielle.</i><p>As I mentioned in the last trip post, we weren’t originally planning to stop at Lake Powell, but knowing it was on our …

10 Tips for Bully-Proofing Your Child Before School Starts

Around this time each summer, many parents and children begin to get worried about returning to school and the potential for getting bullied again like last year. The summer offers a respite from school bullies, but does this break from bullying have to end because the summer ends?<p>Schools today …

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The 4 Common Types of Bullying

Identify which kind of bullying your child may be experiencing.<p>Bullying is defined as mean, hurtful behavior that occurs repeatedly in a relationship with an imbalance of power or strength. It takes many forms -- verbal, physical, relational, and cyberbullying. Although schools are doing more to …

Being Cool In Middle School May Not Be Good For Your Future

For those who reign in middle school hallways, it does not get better, according to a recent study.<p>Researchers from the University of Virginia looked at the life outcomes for those who were considered popular in middle school -- those who were more likely to engage in adult behaviors at a young age …

Helping Kids Deal with Arguments

If your child's fighting with siblings or friends, teach her positive ways to resolve arguments at home and at school.<p>Back to School: When Kids Argue With Other Kids<p>Brothers bickering over blocks. Sisters arguing about the seating arrangement. Friends fighting over broken promises. Disagreements …

How to Teach Your Children Compassion

Words have a powerful influence on children. What we say and the words we use impact their thinking, emotions and behavior. Early in children's lives, emotions and behavior are the dominant forces that guide them. But as they develop their cognitive and verbal skills, words begin to play a leading …

6 Reasons Why Making Friends With Kids Is a Real Accomplishment

The other day at a family party, a 6-year-old jumped out of her chair when she saw me and came over to give me a big hug.<p>I couldn't have been more honored. It made my day.<p>I firmly believe that the poem "Success" has it right by including as one of the definitions of success "to win the love of …

What Your Teens Want You to Know About Bullying

Hello Parents,<p>Your teens are getting ready to head back to high school and some of them are just beginning as freshmen. All summer long, I have been working with focus groups of teens and they have been talking to me and to each other and have been quite candid about their thoughts about bullying. …

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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

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